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RATINGS: 1560   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.88   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
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Fast on the heels of our fantasticly reformulated Hops Infusion, our brewers have picked up the gauntlet and brewed a Double IPA using exclusively Simcoe(R) Hops! This west coast Hops was created in 2000 by Select Botanicals, Inc. and carries a fantastic flavor profile abounding with citrusy-grapefruit, piney, resiny notes that pushes this Double IPA over the top. 9.0% ABV in the brew gives it a nice malt foundation as well. Draft and bottles, 12 oz. in PA, 22 oz. out of state (as we have no 6-packs),


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4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
matthewgerke (67) - - DEC 11, 2012
Bottle. Poured a deep, hazy copper with a thin and quickly disappearing white head. Huge grapefruit aroma with some pine notes sneaking in as well. Flavor followed suit with the grapefruit right up front followed by some resin and then a nice malt balance to round it out. Great take on the heavy fruit DIPA style.


4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
DiscerninDrunk (29) - - SEP 18, 2014
Deep amber, some brown, moderate haze, light tan head medium retention. Aroma of woods and red berries, some sweetness. Flavor starts with a cherry like essence, moves into some sweetness with resin, fades in a long slow finish with strong woody bitterness. Quite nice.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Khaggerty118 (69) - Olney, Maryland, USA - SEP 17, 2014
I’ll be honest here, its too much. I don’t know if my taste buds have turned but I feel this is just a full-on-in-your-face-malty-hoppy-behemoth that lacks that refined taste. I prefer light body ipa’s so I may be biased, but the malt sweetness is too much. Apricot juice, thats its.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
sinfull (833) - Brooklyn, New York, USA - SEP 7, 2014
Hazy amber / orange color; medium off -white head. Strong aroma of pine , grapefruits , a bit of resin and malt. Sweet malty taste with citrus and pine on the beginning , strong hops bitterness in finish and aftertaste. Full body , low carbonation.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
1guywith_aboat (227) - phenix city, Alabama, USA - AUG 26, 2014
Nice amber pour. Hoppy aroma with some malt present. Flavor is very floral. Smooth and crisp. medium body.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
YogiBeera (2475) - New Jersey, USA - AUG 16, 2014
Nice dark amber color with a small foamy head. Sweet hops nose. Sweet malty, resin and very peppery taste. Light bitter aftertaste that lingers quite long.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
pivo (2566) - GERMANY - AUG 16, 2014
Big sweet nose with little direct hop aroma. Deep amber color with a spongy head. Warm round body of malt with a heavy dose of alcohol that injects hops into the corners of the mouth. Not so bitter actually though the flavor is characterized by hops. Slight alcohol burn after swallow and a peppery finish.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
sudomorph (602) - Barrie, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 29, 2014
Bottled 5/13/14. Consumed 7/30/14. Pours a bright Orange with a one and a half finger, off white head that laces well and a lot of fine sediment. Aroma has nice notes of pine, slight resin, and tropical tangerine, and slight alcohol Taste is a strong bitter with big, pungent resin, pine, citrus, slight bread, alcohol, and a drawn put aftertaste. Medium-full body with a medium carbonation. Resiny texture in the mouth with a dry finish. Overall a nice beer. Great display of the hop.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
adster (341) - HUNGARY - JUL 21, 2014
Sötét borostyán, opálos színéhez foghatóval csak a kategória legnagyobbjai rendelkeznek, mindenesetre már jó előre belopja magát a szívünkbe, még azelőtt, hogy a mázsányi komló jelenlétének bizonyítékaként előtörő nehéz gyantás, néhol ecetes savanykásságba, majd hagymalekváros édességbe, mézes élesztősségbe átcsapó illatáradat teljesen levenne minket a lábunkról. Sziruposan indul, masszív test fogad minket, melyet természetesen az amerikai komló szivárványszínű, agresszív keserűsége ural egy enyhe, citrusos érintéssel. Minden kortyot öntetszerű, mézes édesség övez, mely csodásan kiegyensúlyozza az összhatást, remekül kerekíti le az ízeket. Mindez egy átható, élesztős lepelbe burkolva, melynek maradványai egyébként jól láthatóvá is válnak a pohárban. Egy gyengédnek a legkevésbé sem mondható, markánsan keserű, mégis gazdag és rendkívüli módon élvezhető ízvilág, mely egyértelműen a műfaj legnagyobb remekei közé emeli ezt a mesterművet.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
ALLOVATE (2410) - Perth, AUSTRALIA - JUL 14, 2014
Oooh, aaah, little bit too much sea monkeys bobbing about in the glass. It is almost bright but the yeast here is almost off putting as it floats about giving it a negative vibe. Head is a soppy mess of dense foam, beigish, messy; great lace. Pungent, resinous, fresh hop nose bursting with notes of pine-needles, camphor, eucalypt gum, tree sap and blackbutt honey, fresh baked brioche and lemon candy. Very English in delivery. Floral on the palate with a Nottingham yeast vibe. Fragrant, zesty, spirited pot pourri and rose petal flavour. Biscuity, bready and heavy in the finish. Alcohol is well masked and well behaved making it dangerous. Short in the swallow. Huge presence of orange zest and juice. Body is medium and very oily. Massive bitter edge breaks it up. Quite nice. Really sessionable, which is trouble. (12fl.Oz, Bottled 26/03/13, The Liquor Shed, Jandakot)

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Ctplt777 (127) - - JUL 12, 2014
Love it! Never had anything from Weyerbacher until this one and I’m super impressed. Lots of piney grapefruit on the aroma. Super fresh smelling. The taste is spot on. Well balanced super bitter. Lots of pine, grapefruit and some woodsy stuff on the taste. Super refreshing just awesome beer. I love the use of only Simcoe hops here, it really shows what the hop does and how it tastes. Definitely will be having this again.


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